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08/30/11: Revised Facilities and Administrative (F&A) Rates Effective September 1, 2011.

UTSA recently concluded negotiations with the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish new rates for the recovery of Facilities and Administrative Costs, generally known as F&A or Indirect Costs. These rates are for use on grants, contracts and other sponsored agreements.

The new rates are effective from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2015.

  • 47% On Campus for both Organized Research and Instruction
  • 35% On Campus for Other Sponsored Activities (Public Service)
  • 26% Off Campus for all programs

These rates are to be applied to Modified Total Direct Costs (MTDC) consisting of all salaries and wages, fringe benefits, materials, supplies, services, travel and sub-awards up to the first $25,000 of each sub-award. Costs that are excluded consist of equipment, capital expenditures, rent (off-site facilities), tuition, scholarships and fellowships as well as the portion of each sub-award in excess of $25,000.

For more information, see FMOG - Grants and Contracts Accounting Practices.

07/22/11: Grants and Contracts Financial Services Office is Moving to University Heights

Effective Tuesday, July 26, the Grants and Contracts Financial Services office will be relocated from Main Campus to University Heights (UH 1.104).

GCFS staff will retain existing phone numbers should be fully operational by July 27. All pending emails or phone messages will be answered as soon as staff has moved into their new location.




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